Hudson Hosted Ceremony Renaming Spring Lake Post Office

March 22, 2019
Hudson Hosted Ceremony Renaming Spring Lake Post Office
Hudson wrote the law to rename the post office in honor of Howard B. Pate, Jr.
SPRING LAKE, N.C. – On Friday, March 22, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) hosted a ceremony to officially rename the Spring Lake Post Office after Howard B. Pate, Jr., Spring Lake’s late historian and former postmaster. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Rep. Hudson was joined by Mr. Pate’s family, friends, and local leaders to mark the special occasion.
“As any Spring Lake resident will tell you with a smile, Mr. Pate was a pillar of the community and a dear friend,” said Rep. Hudson. “It’s a privilege to work with the Town of Spring Lake to rename the post office after such a great man.”
Shortly after his birth, Howard B. Pate, Jr. and his family moved to Spring Lake where his father was stationed at Fort Bragg. He joined the Army in 1944 and served in the 506th regiment of the 101th Airborne Division, and later the 82nd Airborne Division. In 1951, after a military career that included service in World War II, Pate was named Spring Lake’s postmaster where he served for 31 years. In 1994, he was named town historian, a title he held for the rest of his life. Pate was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Spring Lake for most his life, serving in many roles including Deacon, Elder and Trustee. He served as Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts receiving the Wood Badge, the Celtic Cross and Silver Beaver Award. To read his obituary, click here.
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